Asha Nepal is part of a network of organisations working for the rights of women and children in Nepal. The key NGOs and INGOs (International Non-Governmental Organisation) are listed below, along with other useful links.
Shakti Milan Shamaj AN's partners on HIV/Aids projects, including the Shakti Halfway House and Ashraya Clinic.
Shakti Samuha AN's partner in Nepal working for trafficked and abused women; co-manager of our Kathmandu refuge Shakti Kendra.
STOP A women's rights organisation in Delhi active in rescue work, with an excellent success rate. STOP has its own refuges and carries out rehabilitation and education programmes, medical examinations and advocacy. AN helped to fund their clinic and refuge.
The Rescue Foundation The Rescue Foundation is at the forefront of rescue work in India, founded by the late Balkrishna Archarya. TRF has its own refuge and teams who trace and rescue girls. AN has funded projects for TRF and wants to raise funds in 2009 to renew support.
A Revolution in Kindness A collection of modern essays on kindness, edited by Anita Roddick, including essays by Peter Bashford of Asha Nepal and John Frederick of Ray of Hope.
Childtrafficking.com An excellent site for research and further information on child trafficking.
Fallen Angels Fallen Angels is a book of interviews with workers and NGOs involved in the SE Asian sex industry. Edited by John Frederick of Ray of Hope, with photographs by Thomas Kelly.
Germany: Bono Direkthilke A counter-trafficking and child welfare organisation in Germany working for women and children in Nepal.
Japan: Laligurans A Tokyo-based counter-trafficking organisation working in Nepal for many years. ~ Tel: + 81 (0) 3 3397 9325